Based on information gathered for 2013 by the Texas Department of Transportation, one person was killed in a vehicle crash every 2 hours 36 minutes, and 232,041 people were injured. That amounts to 1 Texan injured every 2 minutes 16 seconds in a car accident. In the U.S., over 5,615,000 auto accidents occur every year with 2,362,000 people injured and roughly 38,000 people killed. Distracted driving, including texting while driving continues to be an ongoing problem. In 2013, there were at least 460 people killed in car accidents involving distracted driving.
Causes of car accidents include:
- Problems with the vehicle such as – rollovers or tire blow outs
- Poor road conditions including improperly lit construction sites
- Drunk driving
- Reckless driving
- Failing to obey traffic signs and follow the rules of the road
- Texting or distracted driving
The Nigam Law Firm offers valuable legal assistance to auto accident victims in obtaining compensation for damages and injuries. Victims of negligent drivers deserve compensation to meet the costs of medical bills, medication and rehabilitation.
Compensation for Car Accident Injuries in Texas
The injuries from car accidents can range from those requiring minimal medical care to life-changing trauma including:
- Broken bones
- Cuts and lacerations requiring stitches
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries and skull fractures
- Loss of limbs
No amount of money can bring back the lives lost or restore limbs maimed as a result of a car accident. The Nigam Law Firm will pursue every legal option to hold the responsible person liable for their negligent acts, and to seek compensation for damages incurred. Financial compensation can be of great help to car accident victims and their loved ones. Such compensation can offset lost wages and cover the costs of medical care including surgeries, doctor visits, and medications.
Additionally, the award of damages against the responsible party will also serve as a warning to other potentially irresponsible drivers and can help prevent similar occurrences in the future.
The Nigam Law Firm offers comprehensive legal assistance and will work closely with you as we aggressively seek fair and just compensation for your accident. Speak with the personal injury lawyer at The Nigam Law Firm today for a free case evaluation.